Failed install: "Memory could not be allocated for the activation process"

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May 24, 2004
I tried to install PhotoShop CS on my Win2K system and got this message: "Memory could not be allocated for the activation process". The swap file is more than sufficient, I have 512MB of RAM, have never otherwise had any memory problems with the system, etc.

So that I can use PhotoShop in the meantime, I installed it on my boyfriend’s WinXP system, and it works fine on there.

I did a couple of Google searches…
….but haven’t found any solutions. Except for the possibility of a patch being available.

Any ideas on why this is happening? And on how to fix it? Thanks!

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